Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2010
in Cigar Reviews
Drew Estate Acid Blondie Belicoso Cigar Review
NOTE: OK I totally goofed on this and had the mic off for filming This is why I ask for multiple samples just in case something goes wrong (usually it’s the cigar’s fault but *stuff* happens on my end too). Unfortunately though only one sample was sent, so you’ll have to make due with just a written review for now.
This 5×54 torpedo is of the blue line from Acid and is flavor infused. Â It has a thin medium tan wrapper with just a bit of tooth, almost no veins and tight seams. Â The aroma is unique. Â Acid cigars are infused with oils, and this smells like something forÂ Christmas. Â Very herbally, like sweet potpourii, vanilla extract, sandalwood, etc. Â First light reveals a great draw, plenty of light smoke and a very oily sweet flavor much likeÂ glycerin. Â A bit of theÂ potpourriÂ flavor is there, but it’s mostly just sugar. Â The first third develops in to just a good amount of syrupy sweetness and a touch of the sandalwood. Â The finish is fairly long and overall it’s a medium body smoke. Â Smoke production and draw are fantastic, both easy and plentiful. Â 25 min in at the 1/2 way point the flavors have changed to become a deep earth and wood, while the special flavors are still there but only come out on the long finish. Â Finishing at 45 min to the nub, the last third was the same since the 1/2 way point. Â Thank you very much to Thompson Cigars for generously sending this for review!